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Brussels Airport (BRU)

Brussels Airport (IATA: BRU, ICAO: EBBR) (also called Brussel-Nationaal / Bruxelles-National (Brussels-National) or Zaventem) is an international airport 6.5 NM (12.0 km; 7.5 mi) northeast of Brussels, the capital of Belgium. In 2015, more than 23 million passengers arrived or departed at Brussels Airport, making it the 21st busiest airport in Europe. It is located partially in Zaventem, partially in the Diegem area of Machelen, and partially in Steenokkerzeel, in the Flemish Region of Belgium. It is home to around 260 companies, together directly employing 20,000 people and serves as the home base for Brussels Airlines, TUIfly Belgium and Thomas Cook Airlines Belgium.

Lionel Messi’s Gulfstream V private jet returns to Brussels Airport after landing gear issue

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This morning (3 April), Lionel Messi's Gulfstream V private jet (LV-IRQ) safely arrived at Brussels Airport, Belgium coming from Recife, Brazil. One hour and...

Suparna Airlines, a new cargo airline at Brussels Airport

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Today, Brussels Airport Company welcomes Suparna Airlines to the BRUcargo family! The Suparna Boeing 747F will fly from/to Brussels Airport 3 times a week on...

Do you remember? 25 years ago, a Brussels bound TAROM Airbus A310 crashed near the airport of Bucharest

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On 31 March 1995, exactly 25 years ago, a TAROM Airbus A310-324 (YR-LCC) operated flight RO371 between Bucharest, Romania and Brussels, Belgium. Two minutes...

Brussels Airport and Proximus, partners for 5G launch in Belgium

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A Belgian partnership to support and accelerate the digital transformation of Brussels Airport More than ever, Brussels Airport is committed to digitalisation, both for the...

[Coronavirus] All Nippon Airways suspends daily flights to Brussels and other European cities between 29 March and 24 April

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All Nippon Airways (ANA) will temporarily change its flight frequency to and from select cities. Among the affected cities in Europe, frequencies to London Heathrow...

[Coronavirus] A picture is worth a thousand words (part four): Brussels Airport based airlines

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Following the measures imposed by different authorities, such as the negative travel advice of the Belgian authorities and the national authorities in Europe and...

Air Belgium operates two special flights from Dakar and Banjul to Brussels

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On 25 March 2020, Air Belgium is operating two more repatriation flights for stranded passengers in Banjul and Dakar, which are due to arrive...

Belgium commemorates the fourth anniversary of the terror attacks

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Exactly four years ago, two suicide bombers, carrying explosives in large suitcases, attacked a departure hall at Brussels Airport in Zaventem. The first explosion...

Emirates suspends its Brussels flights from 26 March until 30 June 2020

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Due to operational requirements, Emirates will temporarily suspend its twice-daily operations to Brussels starting from 26 March until 30 June 2020. Affected customers who...

[Coronavirus] Transavia to cancel all flights from 23 March until 5 April and postpone launch of Brussels base to 2021

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On 18 March 2020, Transavia announced it will cancel all flights from 23 March until 5 April, due to the COVID-19 outbreak. The Dutch low-cost...

Passenger numbers at Brussels Airport are drastically plummeting

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The number of flights at Brussels Airport has decreased by over 50% in the past few days and the number of passengers has plummeted...

[Coronavirus] [Pictures] A completely deserted Brussels Airport

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The coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak has almost completely halted air traffic, resulting in empty terminals and a completely deserted Brussels Airport, this morning (17 March).

[Coronavirus] Almost 40% of flights cancelled at Brussels Airport this Monday – This situation is likely to worsen in the next days

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The number of flights continues to drop at Brussels Airport due to the coronavirus epidemic. During most of last week, 20 to 25 percent...

Aeroflot adjusts flight schedules to Europe

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Aeroflot has adjusted its flight schedule to destinations in Europe. The changes take effect from 16 March 2020. From 16 March, Aeroflot will continue to...

Co.Station launches co.mobility, Belgium’s first mobility ecosystem, in association with Brussels Airport

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Co.Station, the inspiring and innovating workplace, is launching co.mobility, Belgium's first mobility ecosystem. co.mobility will bring together key players (companies, universities, governments, public entities,...
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Finnair to launch flights from Brussels to Kittilä, north of the Arctic Circle, next winter

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Finnair will start a scheduled service from Brussels to Kittilä, a Finnish town north of the Arctic Circle in the Lapland region, this upcoming...

[Coronavirus] Brussels Airport saw a quarter of its usual flights cancelled this Wednesday. More cancellations to come…

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Almost a quarter of scheduled flights were cancelled on Wednesday at Brussels Airport, mainly due to the epidemic of the new coronavirus. A similar...

Limited impact of coronavirus on the February passenger numbers at Brussels Airport (+6%)

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The next few months look set to be more challenging Brussels Airport is continuing to inform, sensitise and prepare all players at...

Loganair leaves Brussels

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On 22 March 2020, Loganair will cease operating the Aberdeen - Newcastle - Brussels route, opened in March 2019. Loganair, the Scottish airline, has announced...

Brussels Airport strengthens its actions to reduce ultra-fine particle emissions and moves its engine test run site.

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Within the scope of Forum 2040, the open dialogue regarding the long-term development of the airport, Brussels Airport has committed to conducting further research...